Monthly Archives: June 2010

Earthquakes and Real Salt Lake restart MLS with scoreless draw

BY ADAM SERRANO The World Cup break may be over, but the goals have still not arrived for MLS sides as Real Salt Lake and the San Jose Earthquakes played to a scoreless draw on Friday night. Jon Busch got … Continue reading »

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San Jose Earthquakes at Real Salt Lake: Your Running Commentary

The MLS season resumes in Sandy, Utah, as MLS Cup holder Real Salt Lake welcomes the San Jose Earthquakes to Rio Tinto Stadium for a Western Conference encounter (9 p.m., MLS Direct Kick). Salt Lake is still without the services … Continue reading »

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Group H: Spain finishes on top, Chile advances, Honduras salvages a point

Photo by Ben Queenborough/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR After an eye-opening loss to Switzerland in the first match of its World Cup run, Spain is right where most thought it would be. David Villa and Andres Iniesta scored in a victory … Continue reading »

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Where will you be watching USA-Ghana?

  Photo by Ben Queenborough/ISIphotos.com If you're superstitious, you'll likely be wearing the same thing you wore Wednesday, sitting in the same seat, drinking the same beverage(s), surrounded by the same people. You likely won't be wherever you were on … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Group H Matchday Commentary

By AVI CREDITOR The final series of group games contains plenty of suspense and drama, as tournament-favorite Spain tries to avoid being eliminated prior to the knockout stage. La Furia Roja will meet group leader Chile (2:30 p.m., ESPN/ESPN3.com) in … Continue reading »

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Group G: Brazil, Portugal draw and advance; Ivory Coast finishes strong

Photo by Joe Toth/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR With the drama pretty much zapped out of Group G a few days ago, Brazil and Portugal didn't have a whole lot to play for, and it showed. Portugal's 7-0 drubbing of North … Continue reading »

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SBI Live Q&A (World Cup Edition 2)

Good afternoon folks. I'm coming to you from Pretoria, where Spain and Chile will clash tonight in a great match-up of skilled teams. It's time for the latest SBI Live Q&A, where you send your World Cup and soccer-related questions … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Ghana: A Look Ahead (& Who should start for USA?)

Photo by ISIphotos.com With the Group Stage behind them, the U.S. men's national team can now focus on trying to make a dream run to the World Cup final a year after making a dream run to the Confederations Cup … Continue reading »

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World Cup: Group G Matchday Commentary

By AVI CREDITOR The Group of Death hardly has had the drama that was expected when the World Cup draw was conducted over the winter, but there is still plenty of intrigue entering the final day of play. Brazil has … Continue reading »

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MLS Week 13: A Look Ahead

By AVI CREDITOR After a two-week break for the World Cup group stage, the Major League Soccer season resumes this weekend with all 16 teams in action. Real Salt Lake and the San Jose Earthquakes kick things off Friday night. … Continue reading »

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Celebrating Donovan’s goal around the world

  The festive scenes inside Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa after Landon Donovan's game-winning goal for the USA against Algeria on Wednesday won't soon be forgotten, but as someone who was in the stadium, it was easy to … Continue reading »

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MLS at the Break: Western Conference

  BY ADAM SERRANO MLS is back. The first three months of the season have proven that the West is best so far with the Los Angeles Galaxy leading the way with 32 points which is the best in MLS. … Continue reading »

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